Street vendors are resourceful in their claim of sidewalks and, while improvising, manage to generate their income. Tomesen portrays them while revealing the beauty of unintentional compositions, colors, forms, repetitive qualities. By this, the films remind of installation art and performances.
'Street vendors' is a video installation with four films about street vendors in four cities on four continents. We watch the sellers as they're being observed by Su Tomesen in their daily trials and tribulations. The entrepreneurs prove to be resourceful